[Daily Trust] Nearly six in 10 respondents in a Daily Trust Survey feels that Federal Government should not pay ransom to insurgents to secure the release of abducted persons.
[Nairobi News] Police officers at Central Police station whose houses were destroyed by a huge fire on Friday morning are appealing for help to get back on their feet.
[Premium Times] The need to protect Nigerian citizens and Cameroonian refugees in border towns of Cross River State attracted the attention of the Senate on Wednesday.
[Deutsche Welle] Protesters have taken to the streets of Kinshasa demanding that President Joseph Kabila step down. Police fired live ammunition and tear gas at demonstrators who marched after church services.
[Nation] Security chiefs from Kisumu, Kericho and Nandi counties have joined forces to ensure peace and security before and after the swearing-in of President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday.
[News24Wire] Diaries of Danish citizen Peter Frederiksen, which could be linked to crimes he allegedly committed, came under scrutiny in the Bloemfontein High Court on Wednesday.
[News24Wire] A team of scientists from universities in SA, the UK and Brazil have discovered the first evidence of a large carnivorous dinosaur roaming Southern Africa 200 million years ago, according to a statement from the University of Cape Town (UCT).
[Daily Trust] The Federal Government has mandated all federal-owned hospitals to offer free surgical repairs for women living with obstetric fistula.
[Deutsche Welle] Sierra Leone has begun Thursday mass burials of the hundreds of victims of the deadly flooding and mudslides that hit Freetown. A third of the victims were children.
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya’s tactic to dethrone star Mo Farah at his own backyard was dashed as Paul Tanui settled for bronze in a race that saw the home grown favourite successfully defend the men’s 10,000m and light up the Olympic Stadium on the opening day of the IAAF London World Championships on Friday night.